Re: AW: Greek/Etruscan/Gothic Unification Proposal

From: Herbert Elbrecht (
Date: Sat Nov 22 1997 - 07:22:40 EST

Mark Leisher wrote:

>As Herr Professor Jost Gippert pointed out in one of his papers (I have
>it at work somewhere), it behooves us to encode ancient
>scripts in such a way as they can be accurately represented using both
>today's conventions (i.e. glosses in academic papers) and in their
>myriad historical forms. Although I do not recall the details at the
>moment, I seem to recall he made some good arguments about giving
>ancient scripts their own encoding ranges.
>I will post the URL to this paper later this weekend and see if my
>recollections have decayed or not :-) With luck, someone on the list
>may already have the URL and post it before I get to it.

I don't know the URL of the paper I don't know, but for general use:

Jost Gippert


Herbert Elbrecht

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